23 January, 2017

Some Like It Hot…. And Spicy…. Chickpea Cakes

Some Like It Hot…. And Spicy…. Chickpea Cakes
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Looking for a substitute for a beef burger? Vegetarian choice? Gluten free? Lighter fare? This recipe fits all the requirements and they whip up in a matter of minutes.  Chickpeas are such a versatile bean. Check out You Don’t Know Beans for more information and additional recipes. When I make these again, I might add a little more
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14 January, 2017

What The Chili Is Going On Here?

What The Chili Is Going On Here?
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So this is how my day started out: “Honey, will you bring me a beer?” Please note that when I said this it was not even 7:00 AM. Yes, I said AM.  So my puzzled hubby dutifully goes into the garage where our food surplus cupboard is and grabbed me a beer off the shelf.
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12 October, 2016

Pasta e Fagioli (Pasta & Bean) Soup

Pasta e Fagioli (Pasta & Bean) Soup
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There is a crispness to the air as we watch the landscape transition from the lush vegetation of summer to the beauty of fall. As we adjust to the changes in nature, we also adjust some of our food choices. So out come the soup, stew, and chili recipes. A steaming pot of soup is something to look
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4 October, 2016

Scarlet Runner Beans – Best Kept Secret Ever!

Scarlet Runner Beans – Best Kept Secret Ever!
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Our summer garden has grown over time, adding raised garden beds each season for several years. We have a very small yard so making room for a large garden has been a challenge. This year we came up with a brilliant idea to expand our growing space. Well, at least we think so. Our house
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